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Car Tyres

Volume 977: debated on Wednesday 30 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will list those countries which have exported car tyres to the United Kingdom for the replacement market for each of the five years 1975 to 1979; and what percentage of the home market this represented in each case.

[pursuant to his reply, 29 January 1980]: Information in the form requested is not available. Production and trade statistics do not differentiate between tyres for the replacement market and those for fitting as original equipment.

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what discussions he is having with the European Economic Community and other countries regarding the import of car tyres for the replacement market into the United Kingdom.

£ million
Actual net contribution8721-3279151308
Estimated annual contributions in Cmnd. 4715100115140170200..
I regret that comparable information for 1979 is not yet available.